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University of Southern California
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Scholarships and Financial Aid


The Chan division offers a number of tuition scholarships, awards and student worker positions to students applying to each of our academic programs.

In addition, we have listed scholarships and awards provided by/through USC and other organizations for which you may apply.

To apply, please see the complete list of qualifications and requirements by following the prompts related to your specific program of study.

Financial Aid

The University of Southern California offers a number of financial aid resources, including FAFSA and work study applications. Most students who demonstrate financial need, and meet all eligibility requirements and deadlines, qualify for low-interest loans and work-study.

For more information on USC’s Federal Student Aid application and programs, please email our Financial Aid department at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (323) 442-1016.

Student and Alumni Voices

Ty Kim MA ’20

4m 34s

Ty shares his experience as an emancipated youth and how he has financed his studies without family support.

Kevin Uhrik MA ’20

4m 34s

Kevin talks about taking on loans, working part-time for the university, and managing his own Etsy shop to pay for graduate school.

Marilyn Rodriguez MA ’20

5m 29s

Marilyn shares her experience as a first-generation student with a lot of side hustles.

Daniel Padilla Vega MA ’20

7m 45s

Daniel talks about applying for graduate school and finding financial assistance as an undocumented student with DACA status.

Bella Hsieh MA ’17

5m 50s

Bella shares her perspective as an international student who came from Taiwan and has been working now in the United States for a few years after graduating.

Kendra King MA ’13

4m 46s

Kendra talks about making a career switch, moving across country, getting married while in the program, and managing life and loan payments after graduating.